Iris Yorke

(Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Stargazer


Count the scars on my skin
Like the stars in your sky
Wait until my ribs cave in
And watch my eyes when I lie

Do not speak at all
Lay in the dark with me
See burdened demons crawl
Back into a withered sea

Count the bruises on my bones
Stargaze a constellation
And lay on your golden thrones
Until I succumb to temptation

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 04, 2013

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